Archdiocese of Chicago

Human Resources
:: Employment and Service Opportunities

Opportunities at Archbishop Quigley Center / Cardinal Meyer Center / Other Pastoral Center Departments

Posted 7/10/2018

Job Title:

Administrative Assistant


Vicar General


Archbishop Quigley Center
835 N. Rush St.
Chicago, IL 60611-2030


Full time


Be part of our mission. The Archdiocese of Chicago (“the Archdiocese”), the third largest Catholic Archdiocese in the United States, serves more than 2.2 million Catholics in 344 parishes in Cook and Lake Counties. The Archdiocese's 217 elementary and secondary schools comprise the largest U.S. private school system, and have garnered more U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon Awards than any system of any type. The Archdiocese, pastored by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, has more than 15,000 employees.

Position Summary:

The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing support and coordination to the Vicar for Professional and Pastoral Development.  This position will be responsible for maintaining and composing correspondence, responding to requests, coordinating and scheduling meetings and events.     

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists with requests for Vicar 
  • Maintains and coordinates calendars, schedules varied, complex meetings, and external events. 
  • Assists with proofreading of correspondence and communications and exhibits and strong attention to detail.
  • Responsible for meeting preparation and follow-up assistance.  
  • Prepares correspondence and other external communications.




  • 3+ years of experience in an Administrative support role.
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 
  • Exhibits strong attention to detail, especially in reviewing and producing communications to internal and external audiences. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work with all levels internally and externally. 
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member. 
  • Ability to set priorities; handle multiple assignments and deadlines, and to display solid judgment while operating in a flexible and professional manner. 
  • Proficiency in spelling, grammar, punctuation, proofreading,  
  • Discretion when dealing with highly sensitive information  
  • Must demonstrate understanding, respect and support for Catholic Church teaching, mission and values.

The Archdiocese of Chicago offers an attractive salary and comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision and 403(b) retirement plan.  In addition, we offer paid vacation, holiday, sick and personal time.

If you are interested in being considered for this opening, please visit the list of open positions on AppliTrack. Please complete a letter of interest, a profile, or submit your resume.

Thank you for your interest in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

Return to Pastoral Center Job Opportunities